How to Evaluate Individual-Level Impact Using Questionnaires

What difference are you making for individuals participating in your event, activity or programme?
with Dr. Eric Jensen & Dr. Brady Wagoner

Dana Research Centre and Library, 165 Queen's Gate, Kensington, London SW7 5HD, United Kingdom

About This Workshop

This workshop will prepare you for this challenge with practical advice about individual-level impact measurement. The workshop offers guidance on using questionnaires to collect qualitative and quantitative impact evidence.

The workshop addresses the following topics:

  • The value of individual-level analysis in impact evaluation
  • Tracking individuals’ development during an activity or event
  • Designing a long-term impact questionnaire focusing on knowledge, attitude and behaviour change
  • Evaluating short and long-term effects on individuals using a diary approach

The workshop will also be of interest to funders and policymakers with an interest in impact.

Dr. Brady Wagoner Professor

Professor Brady Wagoner (University of Aalborg) is a world-leading expert in idiographic methodology and memory. He is Director of the Cultural Psychology MA programme at Aalborg University. He did his PhD at the University of Cambridge, where he developed innovative new methods to study cultural and constructive processes.

In particular, he has done work on conversational remembering, impact evaluation in zoos and art museums, therapeutic encounters, among others. Additionally, he has devised research strategies that synthesise qualitative and quantity methods by using the latter to situate and contextualise cases analysed qualitatively.

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Idiographic Evaluation

Dr. Eric Jensen Associate Professor

Dr. Eric Jensen (Associate Professor, Dept. of Sociology, University of Warwick) is a leading social scientist specializing in innovative methods of conducting impact evaluation research in informal learning and public engagement contexts.

Jensen is author of Doing Real Research: A Practical Guide to Social Research (SAGE). He has extensive experience designing and conducting quantitative and mixed methods evaluations at institutions including the National Gallery, London Zoo, Natural History Museum, Cheltenham Literature Festival, the British Museum, San Diego Zoo and Bronx Zoo. Dr. Jensen holds a PhD in Sociology from the University of Cambridge (UK). He teaches social research methods at the University of Warwick.
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Research Methods
Impact Evaluation
Survey Design
Qualitative Methods
Quantitative Methods

Participation notes

13:00 to 16:30 (arrivals from 12:45)
NOTE: For detailed guidance about the full range of evaluation methods, please consider the online course: Public Engagement Evaluation.

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Dr. Eric Jensen
Dr. Eric Jensen

Dr. Eric Jensen (Associate Professor, Dept. of Sociology, University of Warwick) is a leading social scientist specializing in innovative methods of conducting impact evaluation research in informal learning and public engagement contexts.

Dr. Brady Wagoner
Dr. Brady Wagoner

Professor Brady Wagoner (University of Aalborg) is a world-leading expert in idiographic methodology and memory. He is Director of the Cultural Psychology MA programme at Aalborg University. He did his PhD at the University of Cambridge, where he developed innovative new methods to study cultural and constructive processes.

Location

Dana Research Centre and Library, 165 Queen's Gate, Kensington, London SW7 5HD, United Kingdom


2017-10-17 13:00:00 2017-10-17 16:30:00 Europe/London How to Evaluate Individual-Level Impact Using Questionnaires This workshop will prepare you for this challenge with practical advice about individual-level impact measurement. The workshop offers guidance on using questionnaires to collect qualitative and quantitative impact evidence. The workshop addresses the following topics: The value of individual-level analysis in impact evaluation Tracking individuals’ development during an activity or event Designing a long-term impact questionnaire focusing on knowledge, attitude and behaviour change Evaluating short and long-term effects on individuals using a diary approach The workshop will also be of interest to funders and policymakers with an interest in impact. Dana Research Centre and Library, 165 Queen's Gate, Kensington, London SW7 5HD, United Kingdom Methods For Change [email protected]